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Eav Brennan

Science Communications

Now, more than ever, science needs to be communicated passionately and accurately.

I create graphics, workshops and podcasts to engage people in environmental science and finding solutions to the greatest challenges we face.

The Fire These Times | Solarpunk, Youth Liberation and Why Revolution Needs Therapy (with Saint Andrew) Climactic

This is a conversation with Andrew, the Solarpunk Anarchist from Trinidad and Tobago behind the YouTube channel 'Saint Andrewism.' Topics Discussed What is Solarpunk? Solarpunk Anarchism? The problem with Greenwashing How to talk about the climate & problems with the climate movement Generational shifts in the climate movement The importance of intersectionality Switzerland's voting patterns and the reaction to Covid-19 (tangent on my part) Why the revolution needs therapy (Reading Ashanti Alston & bell hooks, community care and solidarity, dealing with emotional baggage in revolutionary settings) Everyone needs feminism, including men The risks of psychologizing patriarchal oppression (brought up episode 27) Mutual Aid Emotional Anarchism (brought up episodes 59/60) On social media and their limitations Growing up in Trinidad + some chat about that specific context (legacies of colonialism, colorism, patriarchy, class divides, government corruption, education system, black capitalism, crime) Some interesting Trinidad and Lebanon intersections/differences Addressing Gen-Zers as a Gen-Zer Learning from past movements' mistakes and successes The past being taboo in Lebanon Intersections between Solar Punk and Afro-Futurism The radical roots of carnival (Trinidad, Notting Hill) Discussions within anarchism Recommended Books Anarchy by Errico Malatesta The Will to Change: Men, Masculinity, and Love by bell hooks The Ecology of Freedom: The Emergence and Dissolution of Hierarchy by Murray Bookchin If you like what I do, please consider supporting this project with only 1$ a month on Patreon or on BuyMeACoffee.com. You can also do so directly on PayPal if you prefer. If you can’t donate anything, you can still support this project by sharing with your friends and leaving a review wherever you get your podcasts! Support the show: https://www.climactic.fm/p/support-the-collective/
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